History: The Cold War

  • Reflections on 1989 in Eastern Europe book cover

    Reflections on 1989 in Eastern Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Terry Cox

    This book presents a selection of recent research on the events and developments of 1989 in Eastern Europe. It offers a mix of detailed examinations of the events of 1989 in Eastern Europe, thoughtful and considered appraisals of developments, and ‘middle-range’ theoretical discussions of patterns…

    Paperback – 2015-08-14
    Routledge Europe-Asia Studies

  • Democracy Promotion, National Security and Strategy: Foreign Policy under the Reagan Administration book cover

    Democracy Promotion, National Security and Strategy

    Foreign Policy under the Reagan Administration, 1st Edition

    By Robert Pee

    This book investigates the relationship between democracy promotion and US national security strategy through an examination of the Reagan administration’s attempt to launch a global campaign for democracy in the early 1980s, which culminated in the foundation of the National Endowment for…

    Hardback – 2015-07-22
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • British Spy Fiction and the End of Empire book cover

    British Spy Fiction and the End of Empire

    1st Edition

    By Sam Goodman

    The position of spy fiction is largely synonymous in popular culture with ideas of patriotism and national security, with the spy himself indicative of the defence of British interests and the preservation of British power around the globe. This book reveals a more complicated side to these…

    Hardback – 2015-06-23
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Ronald Reagan: Champion of Conservative America book cover

    Ronald Reagan

    Champion of Conservative America, 1st Edition

    By James H. Broussard

    Few politicians in recent American history are as well-known as Ronald Reagan, the 40th U.S. president. An iconic leader, Reagan shifted the direction of American politics toward a newly vigorous conservatism. Though he began his career as a New Deal liberal, by the end of the 1950s, Reagan had…

    Paperback – 2014-09-26
    Routledge Historical Americans

  • Strategic Intelligence in the Cold War and Beyond book cover

    Strategic Intelligence in the Cold War and Beyond

    1st Edition

    By Jefferson Adams

    Strategic Intelligence in the Cold War and Beyond looks at the many events, personalities, and controversies in the field of intelligence and espionage since the end of World War II. A crucial but often neglected topic, strategic intelligence took on added significance during the protracted…

    Paperback – 2014-08-19
    The Making of the Contemporary World

  • NATO and Western Perceptions of the Soviet Bloc: Alliance Analysis and Reporting, 1951-69 book cover

    NATO and Western Perceptions of the Soviet Bloc

    Alliance Analysis and Reporting, 1951-69, 1st Edition

    By Evanthis Hatzivassiliou

    This book examines the NATO reports on the Soviet bloc's political and economic system, from 1951 to the aftermath of the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia and the beginning of detente. As part of the wider history of Cold War Alliances, the detailed assessments of the NATO experts regarding the…

    Hardback – 2014-05-21
    Cold War History

  • The Ideological Cold War: The Politics of Neutrality in Austria and Finland book cover

    The Ideological Cold War

    The Politics of Neutrality in Austria and Finland, 1st Edition

    By Johanna Rainio-Niemi

    This book opens new perspectives into the Cold War ideological confrontations. Using Austria and Finland as an example, it shows how the Cold War battles for the hearts and minds of the people also influenced policies in countries that wished to stay outside the conflict.   Following the…

    Hardback – 2014-03-04
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Mao’s China and the Sino-Soviet Split: Ideological Dilemma book cover

    Mao’s China and the Sino-Soviet Split

    Ideological Dilemma, 1st Edition

    By Mingjiang Li

    The Sino-Soviet split in the 1960s was one of the most significant events of the Cold War. Why did the Sino-Soviet alliance, hailed by its creators as "unbreakable", "eternal", and as representing "brotherly solidarity", break up? Why did their relations eventually evolve into open hostility and…

    Paperback – 2014-01-10
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Remembering the Cold War: Global Contest and National Stories book cover

    Remembering the Cold War

    Global Contest and National Stories, 1st Edition

    By David Lowe, Tony Joel

    Remembering the Cold War examines how, more than two decades since the collapse of the Soviet Union, Cold War legacies continue to play crucial roles in defining national identities and shaping international relations around the globe. Given the Cold War’s blurred definition – it has neither a…

    Paperback – 2013-12-19
    Remembering the Modern World

  • John F. Kennedy book cover

    John F. Kennedy

    1st Edition

    By Peter J. Ling

    A lively, concise and cutting-edge biography of one of the towering figures of 20th-century history. Of all the US presidents of the post-Second World War period, John F. Kennedy is the most clearly idolized. There is a well-documented gulf between the public’s largely positive appraisal of this…

    Paperback – 2013-11-13
    Routledge Historical Biographies

  • John F. Kennedy: The Spirit of Cold War Liberalism book cover

    John F. Kennedy

    The Spirit of Cold War Liberalism, 1st Edition

    By Jason K. Duncan

    Half a century after his assassination, John F. Kennedy continues to evoke widespread fascination, looming large in America’s historical memory. Popular portrayals often show Kennedy as a mythic, heroic figure, but these depictions can obscure the details of the president’s actual achievements and…

    Paperback – 2013-11-07
    Routledge Historical Americans

  • Sino-Japanese Relations After the Cold War: Two Tigers Sharing a Mountain book cover

    Sino-Japanese Relations After the Cold War

    Two Tigers Sharing a Mountain, 1st Edition

    By Michael Yahuda

    Since the end of the Cold War China and Japan have faced each other as powers of relatively equal strength for the first time in their long history. As the two great powers of East Asia the way they both compete and cooperate with each other and the way they conduct their relations in the new era…

    Paperback – 2013-09-12

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